ken burns http://wamc.org en Ken Burns - The Dust Bowl http://wamc.org/post/ken-burns-dust-bowl <p>Ken Burns' latest PBS series is <em><a href="http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/dustbowl/">The Dust Bowl</a></em>, it chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, in which the frenzied wheat boom of the "Great Plow-Up," followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 52409 at http://wamc.org Ken Burns - The Dust Bowl